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Yankees place Gary Sanchez on DL Yankees place Gary Sanchez on DL
- July 26, 2018

He didn't hustle out of the batter's box, but did offer an apology after the game. Boone was asked after the New York Yankees lost 7-6 about what happened with Sanchez. Gallegos has had multiple stints in pinstripes this year, posting a 4.50 ERA in 10 innings across four games. With Baltimore and Kansas City coming up on the schedule before they return to Fenway, the Yanks still have a chance to bounce back from their recent funk. (more...)
Why are Manchester United struggling to win on tour? Jose Mourinho explains Why are Manchester United struggling to win on tour? Jose Mourinho explains
- July 26, 2018

Martial's second subpar performance of United's pre-season tour of the United States has convinced Mourinho that the 22-year-old does not have what it takes to become a consistent performer for the club. Of course, it is individual training but, when he arrives, he has to play. He played just 11 times in the Premier League in each of Mourinho's two seasons at Old Trafford and the left-back has often come in for criticism from his manager for what Mourinho perceived as a lack of fitness ... (more...)
Imran Khan may have early lead in Pakistan elections, unofficial results show Imran Khan may have early lead in Pakistan elections, unofficial results show
- July 26, 2018

The US remained non-committal on sending its election observers in Pakistan. The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) of former president Asif Ali Zardari was leading in 32 seats, a sign indicating that he could play a "kingmaker" in case of a hung parliament, according to media reports. (more...)
Pep Guardiola Looking For Solution For Joe Hart Pep Guardiola Looking For Solution For Joe Hart
- July 26, 2018

His victor came in the 28th minute when American worldwide Christian Pulisic was hauled down in the box, allowing the midfielder who famously scored the winning goal in the 2014 World Cup final to beat Claudio Bravo. Volt-coloured socks with a dark blue band around the shin complete the fresh new look for the Premier League champions. I'm blessed that I'm in a job I love. (more...)
Liverpool manager Klopp aware of trophies pressure Liverpool manager Klopp aware of trophies pressure
- July 26, 2018

Liverpool are now taking part in the International Champions Cup in the United States. "I knew he was good but I don't watch German football too often", Sturridge told Liverpool's website, as quoted by the Daily Express . Pre-season is often seen as a period during which performances don't matter for much with the sole ambition to raise fitness levels ahead of the start of the new Premier League season. (more...)
Chris Froome crashes after cracking in brutal Tour de France stage Chris Froome crashes after cracking in brutal Tour de France stage
- July 26, 2018

Froome prevailed in both. Martin came in 28 seconds behind him and Thomas finished third a further 19 seconds back to single himself out as Team Sky's leader. "Yeah, like I've said, I've won the last three Grand Tours now and Geraint has ridden an absolutely faultless race this year, so he fully deserves to be in the yellow jersey and fingers crossed he finishes it off and gets the job done to Paris". (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo ‘as fit as a 20-year-old,’ Juventus medical shows Cristiano Ronaldo ‘as fit as a 20-year-old,’ Juventus medical shows
- July 25, 2018

Pogba earned plenty of plaudits at the World Cup this summer as Didier Deschamps' side emerged victorious inside the Luzhniki Stadium against Croatia. The Portuguese manager has now given his opinion on why Pogba performed better for France than Man United , and one particular line has not gone down well with fans. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association reveals nominees for men's player of the year 2018 Federation Internationale de Football Association reveals nominees for men's player of the year 2018
- July 25, 2018

Pogba excelled in Russian Federation as France won the 2018 World Cup for the first time in 20 years, but the Manchester United midfielder did not follow worldwide teammates Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann and Raphael Varane on to the list. The other national team's coach was Russia's Stanislav Cherchesov after the World Cup hosts reached the quarter-finals. Spain has four and a bit players with Ronaldo having now moved to Italy, leaving Antoine Griezmann , Lionel Messi , Luka Modric and ... (more...)
Ozil looks forward to friendlies, avoids retirement talk Ozil looks forward to friendlies, avoids retirement talk
- July 25, 2018

Many politicians and journalists in Germany questioned Ozil's loyalty to his country after photographs emerged of Ozil, a third generation immigrant with a Turkish heritage, posing alongside Erdogan. Speaking ahead of the International Champions Cup match against Atletico Madrid, Emery said: "It's a personal decision (which) I respect". We are going to help him to feel good. (more...)
Manchester City Manager Pep Guardiola Says Repeat Of Record-Breaking Season 'Impossible' Manchester City Manager Pep Guardiola Says Repeat Of Record-Breaking Season 'Impossible'
- July 25, 2018

I tell them to react like a manager - the last decision is mine - but they can do what they feel, we are not going to change. "We are not going to break any more records in the Premier League, it is impossible.it is nearly impossible", Guardiola said on Tuesday (Jul 24) ahead of his team's International Champions Cup friendly with Liverpool in New Jersey on Wednesday. (more...)
Roma consider legal action after Bordeaux's Malcom agrees Barcelona transfer Roma consider legal action after Bordeaux's Malcom agrees Barcelona transfer
- July 25, 2018

Unsurprisingly, the Sporting Director of AS Roma, Monchi, is disappointed and confused by the news that a deal he thought was done was spoiled at the last minute by an approach from Barça. After the Blues made clear that only an amount far surpassing the Catalans' 60 million euro-plus offer would be acceptable, at which point Manchester United upped their interest in the winger, Barcelona abandoned their plans. (more...)
Alize Cornet seals Ladies Championship Gstaad title Alize Cornet seals Ladies Championship Gstaad title
- July 25, 2018

Top seed Alize Cornet ended her long wait for a sixth singles title by beating Mandy Minella in the Ladies Championship Gstaad final on Sunday. She will contest her first final since Brisbane in January 2017. Cornet saved four set points in the seventh game, and Bouchard saved three in the 10th. Despite dropping her first set of the tournament against the Czech teenager, Minella largely outsteadied the 19-year-old over the course of the second and third sets break new ground at the age ... (more...)
Fiat Chrysler Names Jeep Boss to Replace Stricken CEO Fiat Chrysler Names Jeep Boss to Replace Stricken CEO
- July 25, 2018

Since then, Jeep's annual sales have risen from about 300,000 - almost all in the US market - to 1.4 million worldwide previous year. Marchionne was credited with rescuing Fiat and Chrysler from bankruptcy after taking the Italian carmaker's wheel in 2004. (more...)
Tiger Woods turns back the clock to move into contention at Carnoustie Tiger Woods turns back the clock to move into contention at Carnoustie
- July 25, 2018

But while Kisner's chances suffered a potentially fatal blow with three dropped shots in two holes, Woods holed from 20 feet for birdie on the fourth to reduce his deficit to three. The first to congratulate him was Woods. Earlier in the day, playing partner Woods had every reason to believe he would cap a most fantastic comeback. (more...)
Turkish FA president Demiroren defends Arsenal star Ozil
- July 24, 2018

Matthaus, an ambassador for Bayern Munich during their tour of the United States, said he thought the club's president Hoeness was letting out frustration over the months of stories about Ozil since the photograph with Erdogan - and added that the Arsenal playmaker was not to blame for Germany's World Cup exit. (more...)
Tour de France riders sprayed with tear gas Tour de France riders sprayed with tear gas
- July 24, 2018

General classification leader Geraint Thomas and UAE Team Emirates rider Oliviero Troia were among those photographed cleaning their eyes with water. The race continued after the brief hiatus. Medical treatment received by the riders was described as "light", while there were "no injuries" and cyclists were just washing off any molecules of tear gas. (more...)
Arsenal ready to sell Nigeria’s Alex Iwobi for €25m to Lazio Arsenal ready to sell Nigeria’s Alex Iwobi for €25m to Lazio
- July 24, 2018

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan meets with Premier League soccer players Ilkay Gundogan of Manchester City, Mesut Ozil of Arsenal and Cenk Tosun of Everton in London, Britain May 13, 2018. The way Ozil has been treated by German media, politicians and especially the DFB has caused him to make the "difficult decision" to announce his global retirement, saying that: "I now feel unwanted and think that what I have achieved since my worldwide debut in 2009 has been forgotten". (more...)
Anthony intends to join Rockets Anthony intends to join Rockets
- July 24, 2018

The Rockets came within one game, and arguably a Chris Paul injury, of upsetting Golden State in the Western Conference finals last season. Anthony will receive his $27.9 million salary in full after his release by the Atlanta Hawks . Additionally, Atlanta's Mike Muscala will be sent to the Philadelphia 76ers , who will send Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot to OKC, and Justin Anderson to Atlanta. (more...)
Loris Karius addresses critics as Iker Casillas leads defence of Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius addresses critics as Iker Casillas leads defence of Liverpool goalkeeper
- July 24, 2018

Christian Pulisic netted a brace to inspire Borussia Dortmund to a come-from-behind 3-1 victory over Liverpool in the International Champions Cup . "I do not know at the moment", the 25-year-old said, when asked if he believes he is staying at Liverpool or looking for another club. After Pulisic cut in from the left and fired a shot at goal, Karius managed to palm it away. (more...)
Cubs give child a baseball to right a wrong by another fan Cubs give child a baseball to right a wrong by another fan
- July 24, 2018

That unwritten rule is apparent at every baseball game, which is why there's such outrage whenever a ball is "stolen" from a child. But it wasn't an easy catch for the boy, and the ball dropped under his feet and into the hands of a fan in the row behind him, who scooped it up and flaunted the ball in the air with great celebration. (more...)
Mourinho desperate for Man Utd board to release more transfer funds Mourinho desperate for Man Utd board to release more transfer funds
- July 24, 2018

Claude Puel has considered potential replacements regardless with Barcelona's Yerry Mina and Gary Cahill both discussed. Without their World Cup stars back in the fold the beginning of the Red Devil's pre season tour to the United States hasn't been great with two draws against American opposition, a 1-1 and a 0-0. (more...)
DeMar DeRozan says goodbye to Toronto on Instagram DeMar DeRozan says goodbye to Toronto on Instagram
- July 24, 2018

As he mentions himself, DeMar joined the Raptors organization as a fresh-faced 19-year-old kid from Compton. I am so grateful for the Love and Passion that you've given me over the past 9 years. I think maybe my mistake was talking about what we expected going forward from him. As for the Raptors, a healthy Leonard teaming up with Kyle Lowry certainly has potential, but also very risky for a team that was already facing pressure parting ways with Dwane Casey this offseason, despite ... (more...)
Magnus Cort Nielsen sprints to victory in Tour de France Stage 15 Magnus Cort Nielsen sprints to victory in Tour de France Stage 15
- July 23, 2018

I can't believe it! "There are three big, big days left, and then the time trial, so (I) just take each day as it comes and we will see what happens", Thomas said. It was the right thing for "G' to do, to push on there. We'll see where that goes in the next week". Geraint Thomas ( Team Sky ) 62:49.47 2. And while Thomas and Froome get along far better than Froome and Wiggins ever did, with Thomas in particular a very placid, straightforward character, at some point, the nearer it gets to ... (more...)
Johnny Manziel traded from Hamilton to Montreal
- July 23, 2018

So the Ticats are giving the 25-year-old controversial former Heisman Trophy victor a chance somewhere else, pulling the trigger on a blockbuster deal with the Montreal Alouettes on Sunday. Manziel has not taken a regular season snap for the CFL team as he served as a back-up to starter Jeremiah Masoli . The Alouettes are coached by Mike Sherman , who coached Manziel during his redshirt freshman season at Texas A&M in 2011. (more...)
Jürgen Klopp's spending spree more pragmatism than hypocrisy Jürgen Klopp's spending spree more pragmatism than hypocrisy
- July 23, 2018

Jürgen Klopp has backtracked on comments he made in 2016 on Paul Pogba's £89.3 million move to Manchester United . Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp "doesn't care" about allegations of hypocrisy over his transfer spending. Barcelona did it. You can win championships, you can win titles, but there is a manner in which you want it". He has not had a meeting with Klopp to discuss his decision to pursue Alisson but Karius told Sky Germany that he was unaware that Liverpool were after ... (more...)